Newspaper Article - 9 February 1922 - police raid on Chinese premises
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“Police Raided Chinese Premises – While the majority of the Sidney residents were at the Auditorium last Saturday evening and enjoying the splendid programme provided by the management, there was an altogether different scene being enacted just a ...
Newspaper Article - 28 September 1922 - Chinese in court
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Cases in Local Police Court
Wong, a Chinaman, pleaded guilty last Monday, in the local provincial police court to a charge of having opium in his possession and was fined $200, with the option of six months in jail. If Wong, who claims to be a Br...
Newspaper Article - 14 November 1913 - Chinese involved in accident
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“Serious Accident Caused By A Runaway Team – Driver Was Thrown Under the Wheels of a Loaded Wagon and Received Serious Internal Injuries. – On Tuesday afternoon at about 3.15, Sing, the Chinaman working for Mer. Percy Finch on his North Saanich r...
Newspaper Article - 10 April 1924 - racist poem
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"Just a Chink"
Sweet strains of music caught my ear
On Sunday afternoon.
I knew they came not from the church,
The hour it was too soon.
'Twas just a simple melody--
Yet, melody so rare,
That floated o'er the nearby bu...
Newspaper Article - 26 October 1922 - racist poem
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James Island News Items ….
Dear Editor, you ask me why
I should discourse on one Lim Fi?
I answer you as I thing fit
That in some circles Fi is “IT.”
For men may come and men may go,
(Life’s so uncertain here below)
But still Lim Fi remains...
Newspaper Article - 14 September 1938 - death of Chinese
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According to Provincial Police reports Soo You, Chinese, who was employed at the Sidney Duck Farm operated by Mr. L. G. Thomas, East Road, died suddenly on Tuesday, Sept. 6th, at the age of 62 years, death being due to natural causes. He is repor...
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Chinese grey clay bowl-like lid, orange glaze on outside. Circular in shape, with a brim on the edge. It is pitted on the bottom - [evidence it was made on a wheel?].
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Ceramic Chinese soy sauce jar. dark brown with random cream and gray markings. Squat round shape with a narrow top opening with 1/4" lip. Spout is at top side with narrow, small opening. Brown paint does not completely cover bottom edge of ja...
Newspaper Article - 2 October 1914 - reference to Chinese merchant
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Sidney and Islands Review, 2 October 1914, Page 8.
“Quong Lee Luen, the Chinese merchant, has moved his stock of provisions and other goods into his new store, two doors west of his present location on Beacon avenue, on Wednesday of this week. ...
Newspaper Article - 25 September 1914 - reference to Chinese store
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Sidney and Islands Review, 25 September 1914, Page 1.
“Dominion Government Buys Post Office Site
The Dominion Government have at last completed arrangements for the purchase of the post office site in Sidney. The property purchased is on the cor...
Newspaper Article - 6 March 1919 - reference to Chinatown
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Sidney and Islands Review, “Trade Board Will Ask Premier To Intervene”,6 March 1919, Page 1
“Trade Board Will Ask Premier To Intervene
Chief among the nuisances mentioned was that at the local Chinese quarter on Sixth Street, where a very filt...